The Government announced recently changes to the state pension due to take effect in 2017 which aims to be far simpler by doing away with complex means testing and earnings related top up payments. This has left many people who have paid into the pension systems concerned that they will lose benefits.
Mail to the constituency mailbox recently congratulated Cameron on his success during the EU budget meeting in bringing the overall EU budget down. However it went on to describe how the European Parliament’s President was organising a secret ballot to veto the budget cuts.
Nick spoke this week at the Parliament about grooming and violence against women and young girls and the denial surrounding this tragic problem in society.
Two recent judgments in Italy and Greece have found detainees innocent of the charges that were brought against them by the local authorities following escape from one migration detention centre and rioting in another. Courts ruled that the actions of detained migrants in opposing their detention conditions were legitimate.
The parliamentary assembly of the Strasbourg-based Council of Europe, the oldest European institution which specialises in human rights, is considering a ban on some of its members if they are affiliated with parties that they consider 'neo-Nazi, racist and anti-Semitic'.
Since 2010 BRUSSELS red tape has cost British businesses and taxpayers £695 million, and Britain has passed 422 laws because of the EU since the Coalition came to power.